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Two teens arrested in connection to Kennewick murder

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Police have arrested two juveniles connected to the murder of 21-year-old Patrick Romero. More details have also been released about what led up to the fatal shooting. Kennewick officers arrested a 14-year-old boy for rendering criminal assistance…

Gun threat at Chinook Middle School prompts extra police presence

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- More police officers will be at Chinook Middle School on Wednesday following a gun threat posted on Snapchat. According to the school's Facebook page, the safety concern was brought to the school's attention by the Kennewick Police…

3 structures at high risk of collapsing at Hanford site

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Three radioactively contaminated structures are at high risk of collapsing on a former nuclear weapons production site, but could be stabilized by filling them with a concrete-like grout within the next year, the federal government said.…

Tanker trailer overturns, spilling potato oil in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. - A tanker truck's trailer overturned in Pasco on Monday morning spilling a liquid that has been identified as potato waste. Around 7 a.m., according to the Pasco Police Department, the truck was driving southbound on North Capitol…

UPDATE: Power has been restored to downtown Prosser

UPDATE (12:45 p.m.) -- Power has been restored, according to Benton PUD. The cause was a tree limb in the line. PROSSER, Wash. -- About 771 customers in Prosser are without power, according to Benton PUD. According to the utility company,…

19-year-old connected to Kennewick murder arrested

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Officers have arrested a 19-year-old, who they believe is connected to a murder in Kennewick on Saturday night. Investigators say 21-year-old Patrick Romero was shot and killed near Bruneau Place and Dennis Street around 6 p.m. Kennewick…

Two suspects in theft at Ranch & Home in Kennewick

UPDATE: The suspects have been identified. — KENNEWICK, Wash. --- According to police, two individuals are suspects in a Feb. 16 theft at the Kennewick Ranch & Home. Both people walked out of the store without paying for multiple store…

DUI driver crashes into, injures WSP trooper in College Place

UPDATE - According to Trooper Chris Thorson, the driver at fault was "fleeing the scene of a theft at Walmart in College Place" when the crash happened. https://twitter.com/wspd3pio/status/1229442669509611523 COLLEGE PLACE, Wash. - A Washington State Patrol trooper was struck by…

Granger woman shot in the head, according to coroner

GRANGER, Wash. --- Autopsy results have come in for the Granger woman killed in her bed after a drive-by shooting on Feb. 13. Carmen Sanchez, 67, died from a gunshot wound to the head according to the coroner. The Yakima…

Wanted sex offender arrested in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. — A wanted man is behind bars in the Franklin County Jail for failing to register as a sex offender and assault. Christopher Morton has been wanted by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office since last year. He was…